Saturday Night Concert

Saturday, December 22, 1945
7.00 pm.
1945-46 season, 11th concert



Dr John Fairbairn - leader of the orchestra
Muir Mathieson - guest conductor
John Tainsh - singer

Work(s) / Composer(s) / Opus No(s): 

1. Overture: "The Force of Destiny" ... Verdi

2. Aria: "Flower Song" ("Carmen") ... Bizet

3. Entr'acte: Meditation ("Thais") ... Massenet

4. Overture and Venusberg music ("Tannhauser") ... Wagner

5. "The ride of the Valkyries" ... Wagner


6. March: "Prince Igor" ... Borodin

7. Aria: "Ombra mai fu" ... Handel

8. Introduction and waltz: "Eugene Onegin" ... Tchaikowsky

9. Arias: (a) "When other lips" ("Bohemian girl") ... Balfe

              (b) "Yes, let me like a soldier fall" (Maritana") ... Wallace

10. Ballet music: "Dance of the hours" ("Gioconda") ... Ponchielli

Performance Type:

4-page programme
Programme Notes: 

There are no programme notes.

Ticket and/or Programme Price(s): 
Programme price: threepence
Publicity and Reviews: 

On p.4: Programme for the 12th and 13th Saturday night concerts on 29 December 1945 and 5 January 1946; plus the programme for a Reid orchestral special concert on 2 January 1946.